ISABEL STUDER, Ph.D.
University of California
Responsible for the management and leadership of University of California Alianza MX.
Associate Director of Operations for Alianza MX
Directora Asociada de Operaciones de Alianza MX
Responsible for providing oversight of the operational and administrative activities of Alianza MX. Also provides guidance and direction to staff at both locations and coordinates and helps implement systemwide agreements with mexican agencies and academic institutions.
Aaron Melaas, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Research and Innovation
Director Asociado de Investigación e Innovación
Responsible for directing multi-campus, multi-disciplinary research programs and projects involving collaboration between UC faculty, students, and researchers and partner institutions in Mexico. Also responsible for the coordination of historic programs through UC MEXUS as well as the development and execution of new binational initiatives in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Anaid Linares Rojas
Research Engagement Coordinator
Coordinadora de Vinculación de Investigación
Responsible for engaging with representatives from higher education, government, and other organizations to enhance research development opportunities; designing, implementing, and evaluating binational research programs; and coordinating events and other academic activities from Casa de la Universidad de California in Mexico City.
Academic Research and Programs Officer
Oficial de Investigación y Programas Académicos
Responsible for coordinating research and academic programs, including UC MEXUS Programs and other initiatives, tracking ongoing research supported by Alianza MX, supporting Mexican graduate students enrolled in the UC system, and helping UC students find research opportunities in Mexico.
Andrea Galván Vélez
Associate Director of Academic Exchange and Continuing Education
Directora Asociada de Intercambio Académico y Educación Continua
Responsible for engaging with higher education, government, and non-profit and private sector organizations from both California and Mexico interested in promoting educational exchanges. The Associate Director of Student Affairs and Extension is responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing assessment of programs, courses, events, and other academic activities from Casa de la Universidad de California in Mexico.
Associate Director of Operations for Casa de California
Directora Asociada de Operaciones de Casa de California
Responsible for overseeing the administration and development of activities as well as providing logistical support for special events from Casa de la Universidad de California en México.
Executive assistant to the Director of Alianza UCMX. Provides executive-level administrative support, managing the Director´s time, and responds to inquiries from a wide range of internal and external constituents. Administers travel planning and event logistics.
Jail Ixel Cruz García
Zero-Emission Vehicles Project Coordinator
Coordinadora del Proyecto de Vehículos Cero Emisiones
Responsible for coordination and engagement with binational stakeholders participating in the Zero Emission Vehicles Strategic Initiative sub-working groups: Light Duty Vehicles (LDV), Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles (MHDV), and Electromobility in Cities. Also responsible for achieving the initiative´s objectives and planned activities; and for promoting communication and liasion with the research team to address strategic issues through research conducted at UC.
Antonio Alvarado Padilla
Outreach and Communication Coordinator
Coordinador de Comunicación y Difusión
Responsible for coordinating activities to implement and improve the outreach, events, and communication strategy that supports the UC Alianza MX program.
Yazmín Salazar Romero
Asistente de Programas
Responsible for providing administrative support to the Academic Exchange and Continuing Education team; as for example, through the Climate Ambassadors Initiative and more.
Event Coordinator and Liasion
Coordinadora y Vinculación de Eventos
Responsible for the coordination, logistical support and event programming at La Casa de la Universidad de California en México, and serves as pont of contact for reservation inquiries for Casa.
Gabriela Zapata Caballero
Asistente de Programas
Coordinator of the Climate Ambassador´s Strategic Initiative